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  • Genres: Comedy of Manners, Comedy, Satire


Intended as a social reform picture decrying arranged marriages and untoward anglophilia, fledgling director L.V. Prasad turned Tripuraneni Gopichand's script into a satire of social reform pictures. The film centers on a misogynistic trickster named Somalingam (Prasad), who is nevertheless drawn to the obnoxiously modern Janaki (P. Bhanumathi). The film opens with Janaki playing badminton with her friends, though her verbose feminism keeps hindering the game. Janaki's stepmother (Hemalatha) is keen on...more